Imo-State News

Angry Pope Francis threatens to fire Nigerian priests
Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don’t obey me and your bishop. According to a report by Associated Press, Pope Francis met June 8 at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara diocese, south-east Nigeria where priests have been.....
Okorocha sacks cabinet, 27 LG transition committees
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday sacked the state executive council and 27 local government transition committees. A statement by the principal secretary to the governor, Pascal Obi, directed all former members of the executive to hand over to permanent secretaries or the most senior director in their ministries......
Journalist set to bury father june 2
Posted by Admin The family of Leonard Ajokubi, an Owerri based journalist and Managing Editor, Peoples Hero, a news paper with circulation in South-East Nigeria is in grief over the loss of his father and mentor. According to a release made available to the Press, late Pa Basil Ajokubi, a.....
Group visits Imo State Government,sets, to spend $242000 in the Niger delta
…State government appeals for inclusion of more LGAs The Project team of United Nations Democracy Fund(UNDEF) and AfriHealth Optonet Association, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Thursday,May 18,2017 paid an advocacy visit to Imo State government towards kick-starting the Sustainable Citizen Participation (SCP) in Governance in the Nigeria Niger-delta. The group was.....
Pensioners: Court reserves judgment July 5
National Industrial Court sitting in Owerri, will, July 5, deliver judgment on the suit, NICN/OW/144/2017, filed by members of Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, Imo State branch, challenging the slashing and withholding of their stipends by Governor Rochas Okorocha administration.  Before the presiding judge, Justice Olufunke Y. Anuwe, fixed the.....
Dr Adirieje honoured as Igwe Ozuomee celebrates 40 years on the throne
It was celebration galore as friends and well-wishers of Dr Uzodinma Adirieje gathered in Amaruru Ancient Kingdom, Orsu Local Government Area, Imo State for his conferment with High Chief Ugwumba during the 40 years coronation anniversary of His Royal Highness,Eze Wilfred Igwe, Ozuomee Amaruru. The celebration which kicked –off with.....
IMO:Customary Court of Appeal president dies
The President of Customary Court of Appeal, Imo State, Justice P.I Okpara, has been confirmed dead. The jurist according to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Imo State, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo died after a brief illness. The statement read, “The governor, His Excellency, Owelle Rochas.....
Police rescue abductees tied up in Imo forest
The police command in Imo state on Tuesday rescued three kidnap victims tied up in a forest in Owerri west local government area of the state. The three unidentified individuals were abducted on Saturday. Seven of the suspected kidnappers were captured in the operation, coordinated by Chris Ezike, the state.....
Court reinstates Imo monarch sacked by Okorocha
An Owerri High Court on Wednesday reinstated Cletus Ilomuanya, the traditional ruler of Obinugwu autonomous community in Orlu Local Government Area, who was deposed by the Imo Government. The court also declared that the purported withdrawal of Ilomuanya’s certificate of recognition and staff of office by Governor Rochas Okorocha on.....
Keke Operators cries out over marginalization by Imo Govt.
…as Comrade Egwusi commends Okorocha’s development strides The President, Association of motorcycle and Tricycle Transporters (A.M.T.T) Imo State, Comrade Christopher Egwuasi, has cried out over marginalization by the Imo State government According to Egwuasi during a media parley with the Press states that the marginalization of his group has been.....
Chinansa Onyeije set for album launch,dedicates it to God for his goodness
Chinansa Onyeije, a gospel artist is set to lunch her Gospel Album titled “Chinazam Epere” on the 18thof April 2017 in Owerri. The launch according to the organizers is scheduled to take place at the Benchmark Hotel Odu-obi Crescent Ikenegbu layout Owerri by 10am. Speaking to some newsmen.....
YDP set for her state congress in Imo
 Posted by Admin The State Chairman of the Young Democratic Party(YDP) Imo State, Hon. Engr. Uju Okoro has revealed that the Political Party is set to hold her State congress According to Engr Okoro the congress scheduled for April 26, 2017 is for the purpose of ratifying positions held by.....

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